World  /  Published 23.12.19

Putin opens Crimea rail link

President Vladimir Putin on Monday opened a rail route linking Russia’s two biggest cities to Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014, and said it proved that the country could deliver on ...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 09.09.19

Ruling Russia party in election debacle

Russia’s ruling United Russia party, which backs President Vladimir Putin, has lost one third of its seats in the Moscow parliament, near complete data cited by Russian news agencies showed on Monda...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 03.08.19

700 held for ‘illegal’ Russia protest

Russian police on Saturday detained more than 700 people attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration w...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 27.07.19

Hundreds held at Moscow protest

Russian police detained more than 600 people on Saturday, including prominent Opposition activists, around a political protest in Moscow which authorities had declared illegal.Jailed Opposition leader...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 29.01.20

Putin ‘has no view on title change’

The Kremlin said on Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin had no view on a proposal that would see his job description change to Supreme Ruler from head of state after a government commission said i...
By Reuters in Moscow


World  /  Published 31.01.20

Russians advised to refrain from kissing

Russia’s consumer health watchdog advised people on Friday to refrain from greeting each other with handshakes, kisses or hugs and to wear medical masks in crowded public places to try to stop China...
By Reuters in Moscow

India  /  Published 08.11.18

India, Taliban to sit at same table

India has for the first time decided to participate in the Russia-initiated “Moscow format” consultations on Afghanistan, in which the Taliban will also be represented, but at a “non-official le...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 31.12.19

Putin thanks Trump for helping foil terror attack

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia called President Trump on Sunday to thank him for a tip from American intelligence agencies that helped prevent a terrorist attack in Russia, the Kremlin said in ...
By New York Times News Service in Moscow

World  /  Published 01.04.20

Putin isolated after infected doctor meet

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has decided to handle his duties remotely, the Kremlin said Wednesday, after the head of the country's main coronavirus hospital tested positive following a meeting with ...
By AFP in Moscow

World  /  Published 04.07.19

Putin admits secret sub was nuke powered

Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting the defence minister to ass...
By Reuters in Moscow


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